A new report by Colliers International and international law firm CMS has revealed that Central and Eastern Europe may be facing a significant shortfall in student housing in the next 10 years. The firms’ third annual joint Real Estate report, ‘Student housing in CEE – the next big thing?’ looks at the evolution of the student housing sector in the core CEE-6 countries, and canvasses views from investors on the relevance of CEE student housing as an asset class and their expectations for the future.
Up to 750,000 sqm of modern logistics and industrial space could be delivered this year in Romania, which could push the local stock of industrial spaces to over 4 million sqm, according to Dunwell, a real estate consultancy firm that specializes on the industrial segment.
Holiday Inn Warsaw City Centre was acquired by Union Investment Real Estate GmbH in January 2018. Avison Young was initially responsible for the landlord technical advisory at the final stage of the construction process as well as at the pre-opening phase. Currently, the investor extends cooperation with Avison Young, who will be responsible for the landlord technical supervision of the property and management of the technical projects.
The Palace of the Generala Insurance Company, a historical building in the city centre of Bucharest that served as the headquarters for lender BCR, the local subsidiary of Austrian Erste Bank group, has been put up for sale.
The construction of retail park Prochownia Łomianki (Łomianki Powder House), Ghelamco Poland’s new project located right past the northern border of Warsaw, in Łomianki, has been launched. The space of the building will cover around 5300 sqm. The project is scheduled to be completed in December 2019.
CBRE has taken over the management of the NEPI Rockcastle office portfolio in Bucharest, totalling 70,580 square meters. This is the first time when NEPI Rockcastle outsources the management of the properties. CBRE Romania now manages 770,000 sqm of offices and retail assets.
CEEQA has recently published its Short List in all categories following the first round of judging. The 16th edition of the flagship annual gathering for the CEE & SEE property market takes place on 15th May 2019 at Minska 65, Warsaw.
Anna Bartoszewicz-Wnuk, Anna Młyniec, Agata Sekuła and Savvas Savva have been appointed Members of the Management Board of JLL in Poland. All four of them join Tomasz Trzósło (Managing Director & President of the Management Board), Małgorzata Żółtowska and Kazimierz Kirejczyk (Vice-Presidents) to strengthen JLL's position on the real estate market in Poland.
Local developer Biggeorge Property has unveiled plans for a new city centre development in Budapest’s Óbuda district. The 5 ha project would include 1400 apartments and 10,000 sqm of commercial space upon completion. Handover of the first phase with 257 apartments in three buildings is scheduled for 2010.
It is inevitable that the amount of capital invested in PropTech will increase in 2019 compared to the previous year. As property markets around the world are becoming more educated there is also more international cooperation on the horizon. James Dearsley and Eddie Holmes, the co-founders of global proptech platform Unissu.com talked to Property Forum about the global status of proptech in 2019 and the aims of their new venture.
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